The Maid, Sebastián Silva (2009, 95 min)
Wednesday 11 March 6pm, 50 SEK,
Centred on Raquel, a maid trying to hold on to her position after having served a family for 20 years, the film exposes the blurred and exploitable boundaries of work, life and friendship when working within a family home.
Film and events program
Beginning with a survey of Mierle Laderman Ukeles and her significant examination of Maintenance Art Work between 1969–1980 the exhibitions and events programme delve into expanded artistic examinations of the home, domestic (maintenance) work and the gendered division of labour; asking how these radical practices can prove relevant today. The accompanying film programme will be shown at Marabouparken konsthall and offers weekly reflections on feminist struggles battled in the everyday. Two showreels of artists film and video work punctuate the programme which include a number of work from the Cinenova collection, dedicated to distributing films and videos made by women.